Slab Blocks

Medium- or high-rise buildings having smaller depth compared to their length and usually to their height; use to distinguish from "point blocks" which are usually towerlike in form and built around a central circulation core.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
2400
Names
slab blocks
slab block
blocks, slab
slab buildings
slabs
bloques lineales Spanish
bloque líneal Spanish

More Definitions

Medium- or high-rise buildings having smaller depth compared to their length and usually to their height; use to distinguish from "point blocks" which are usually towerlike in form and built around a central circulation core.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300004843. The J. Paul Getty Trust.